A southwestern Virginia-based photographer, elopement guide, do-your-own-thing-for-your-wedding advocate, dog lover, who believes in living consciously and slowing down the pace of life a bit to savor it more.
I love local food, ice cream, being active, living in the mountains and being a mama to my two little girls and three dogs. I love to travel, but the Blue Ridge Mountains are home and I'm pretty obsessed with sharing them with you!
We start with a phone call to make sure I'm the right person to capture your beautiful day. We'll talk about what you're dreaming about and address any questions or concerns you have.
I'll send a contract and invoice via email. Everything can be completed electronically! Once I get those back I'll send over my wedding planning guide. Elopement/intimate wedding couples also get a questionnaire so I can help with any aspects of planning you might need.
By the time your wedding day rolls around we will feel like friends. And you get to sit back and enjoy your day knowing that your memories are being documented boldly, honestly and authentically
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Kara was phenomenal. She made my fiancé and I feel comfortable and goofy, even though we had never had a camera in our face like that before. Her prompts were super helpful, her attitude was so positive and friendly, and it felt like she made a real effort to get to know us and capture us as authentically as possible. She even rolled up her pants and waded into the lake water to get an epic sunset shot! Talk about dedication! And while this session was a contest giveaway, entirely free, Kara spared no time or effort. Thank you so much Kara for making our engagement shoot so fun!
Kara was incredibly flexible & easy to work with! She provided an extensive list of recommended locations and they ended up being the perfect mountain views. She made us laugh & dealt with our crazy pups like a seasoned pro. We couldn't be happier with our photographs and will be sharing them far & wide. Highly recommend!
She went above and beyond with our engagement photos. We not only received so many photos back from her, but we were able to have an experience to last a lifetime. With being a photographer myself, Kara made it extremely easy to be on the other side of the camera- where I don't typically feel comfortable. We loved every single photo from our engagement session.
On our wedding day, we couldn't have been happier- not just because we had just tied the knot, but because Kara made us feel so loved too. She worked so hard and we couldn't be more thrilled with how our wedding gallery turned out.
If you're looking for a photographer that is spontaneous, fun, energetic, and adventurous, Kara is your girl! She creates images that make you feel like you're experiencing the moment all over again. The richness and depth of her photos bring moments back to life. I can't praise her enough.
We’ll always be able to look back and remember how we felt in those moments, something that is truly invaluable.
Kara made my wedding day happen! Everything from finding the location, helping me find a florist, and pick out an airbnb. If it wasn't for her the day wouldn't have happened so easily. Through the entire process Kara hung in there every time I changed my mind (67 times to be exact, including my wedding date!) and handled all of it so kindly. She builds a quick relationship with you and brings out the most real emotion in the pictures.
Kara shot our wedding and put together the most beautiful wedding videos that we will cherish forever! Her adventurous personality shined through all of her creative ideas. Kara was a joy to work with and I’ll never forget our wedding day splashing in the creek thanks to her!